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Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 7:30pm EDT
jazeera.com. hi, i'm lisa fletcher. and you are in the studio. are detroiters making a come back? ♪ all about detroit. we are focusing on the real challenge tonight. >> the future, and who is doing to benefit. our community always has opinions and also activity is already happening in detroit. how, there's a group that says wake up man. determines have been in charge for 50 years. and ten there's j.p. that says to get detroit back on its feet, we have to give money back. let's try that out. our community and you are the third host of the show, and we mean it. we read recall your tweets and facebook messages. they drive the discussion. so tonight, use of the #and join the conversation. he means it. many ways to be a part of our community. don't forget facebook, like us, send your ideas for stories that you think we should be covering. detroit hustles harder that's what residents are saying as they flip the city's negative narrative of bankruptcy crime and pose closures. juxtapose against the standard story of ruin, businesses are investing big in downtown detroit. but it might b
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:30am PDT
. >> you'll hear dreamers say we have to rebuild detroit and make it what it once was. it can't be that. there's only two auto factories left in the city limits. those jobs will never come back. what we have to do is create a new, different detroit with modern jobs, modern families, modern households. we'll never repopulate to 1.9 million but we could do better than 700,000. >> this morning it's a special live from detroit because as it teeters on the edge, it's also showing signs of life. >>> morning everybody. it is thursday, august 28th, we are live at the ford plant in flatrock, michigan. now they make the iconic mustang here that i drove in on and soon they'll add more than 1400 jobs to make this car, the ford fusion. it's right now being made in mexico but they are expanding it because it's so popular and they'll make them here. we'll talk a lot more about the auto industry here in detroit and the impact of motown music on the city. all that in a few minutes. but first, the latest on syria. the white house is forging ahead with preparations to launch some sort of attack and b
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
born in detroit. best export, >> yeah. we had madonna from detroit and also tons of votes for kid rock. i mean music is a huge, huge part of detroit. and, of course, that's it for "way too early." "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. welcome to a special edition of "morning joe." it's thursday, august 29th. we're going to have a great time here in detroit. we're live from the ford flat rock assembly line. just outside of detroit in flat rock, michigan. and this is an active assembly line, about to get busier as the morning progresses. >> unbelievable news today, ford is actually returning the production of the ford fusion to this plant. >> big news. >> from mexico. it's a $555 million commitment and what does that mean? that means more jobs for americans. >> about 1400. >> great news. >> we're going to speak with ford ceo alan mullally and coo mark fields about this important investment in u.s. manufacturing and what it will mean for the overall economy. >> and we're here to tell the story of detroit as well as the city's bankruptcy, it's been in the news, it'
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:00pm PDT
cities go on strike. is it going to work? john nichols was out and about with them today. >>> detroit's emergency manager downplays the city struggles we get the real store from the motor city. >>> reminder, don't forget to check out chris matthews at 7:00. too big. too small. too soft. too tasty. [ both laugh ] [ male announcer ] introducing progresso's new creamy alfredo soup. inspired by perfection. new creamy alfredo soup. cashback concierge, here. what is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back. i'm here to help you get the most out of your cash rewards. it's personalized, and it's free. i want that. we have a concierge! at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with cashback concierge. >>> social media has decided. here are this week's top trenders. >> they're not as bright, i don't care what they say. >> i fire the person that starts to purchase fluorescent light bulbs. stu, from you, i would like a memo that global warming is a pile of crap. >> glenn beck joins the anti-green team. >> the pigtail as we call it. we don't need th
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 2:00am PDT
will start making the fusion in u.s. for the first time at a plant near detroit. they hired 1400 new workers for the plant which will produce 15,000 vehicles a year. that's 30% more than in mexico. >> and nintendo cutting the price on the wii u game console to compete with the xbox one and playstation 4. that's in time for the holidays. back over to you. >> don't you love talking about the holidays in august. >> there we go. >> thank you, jackie. speaking of minimum wage, four strippers filed a class action lawsuit in colorado federal court. they claim that their employer, fantasy gentlemen's club in grand junction violated federal and state minimum wage laws. >> ladies just want to get paid. and a delta 4 heavy rocket was launched on wednesday. the classified payload is believed to be $1 billion high powered spy satellite. >>> starbucks is selling a limited crystal incrusted tenth anniversary mug. it's going for $150. >> a popular television commercial selling insurance was the inspiration behind this florida business that brought nomad the camel to work. what's the occasion? we
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 8:30am EDT
recession in previous decades, might not be a bad thing. >>> detroit's bankruptcy has sent off a huge legal battle over pensions that it owes its workers. many other american cities have so-called underfunded pensions. some are leaning on taxpayers to make up the difference. i'll show you how charleston, west virginia, is raising revenues and cutting costs so it can pay its pensions. >> reporter: the city is about to impose .005 cents sales tax and is charging everyone a $2 a week fee. >> we've got that story and much more as real money continues. keep it right here. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. share your story on tv and online. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly w
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 2:30am EDT
reveal more of america's stories. >> bankruptcy hearings resumed in detroit and has folks i with underfunded pensions worried. that's forcing some local governments to turn to taxpayers who were not supposed to be on the hook for pensions to shell out more money. reporting on one west virginia city taking extraordinary steps to stay out of bankruptcy and to keep those pensioners paid. >> reporter: charleston, west virginia, first responders dealing today with a barricaded gunman. after 20 years on the job they have access to healthcare and are guaranteed generous pensions. >> oh, it's sweet. you could retire with $50,000 a year for life. >> reporter: but the residents are dealing with the payout that could easily exceed $1 million for each retiree. there the is so little fun that they're dipping in their general fund to keep the pensioners paid, and that general fund used to pay for street keening and salaries. >> we were paying 8% of our budgets into these retirement pensions. now we're paying 11.3% and it will go out. >> reporter: the mayor stopped pay out to the pension fund,
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
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PBS
Aug 29, 2013 4:30pm PDT
. >>> well, the city of detroit could be getting much needed financing. the emergency manager for the bankrupt city issued requests for propels totaling $350 million in loans, so-called debt tore in possession financing. most of the money would be used to pay merrill lynch to end a complicated swaps deal related to bonds it once issueed to finance pensions for retired city workers. it's very complicated. the rest will pay bills to keep the city services operating. >>> a lot of detroit area workers getting a shot in the arm today. ford began making the top-selling fusion sedan in the u.s. for the first time ever. it's 1,400 new jobs to a plant in michigan just outside the motor city. the ceo moved production there from a factory in mexico saying the new plant will turn out more carps and help the company meet rising demand. >> well, we don't have a lot of capacity left but pretty much sized to what will be longer term. we think right now the u.s. will come in around 16 million units, maybe 17 but the pin up demand because the average age of vehicles is nearly 11 years old. we have room
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. but will the sentence ever be carried out? >>> and dogs running wild in detroit. the new problem facing america's largest bankrupt city. >>> and honey booboo's big day. [ male announcer ] this store knows how to handle a saturday crowd. ♪ [ male announcer ] the parking lot helps by letting us know who's coming. the carts keep everyone on the right track. the power tools introduce themselves. all the bits and bulbs keep themselves stocked. and the doors even handle the checkout so we can work on that thing that's stuck in the thing. [ female announcer ] today, cisco is connecting the internet of everything. so everyone goes home happy. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited talk and text on smart phones. now, everyone's in the spirit of sharing. hey, can i borrow your boat this weekend? no. [ male an
NBC
Aug 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
the u.s. for the first time at a plant near detroit. ford hired 1400 new workers for the plant which will produce 350,000 vehicles per year, 30% more than at its factory in mexico. >>> and finally, nintendo cutting the price on the wii-u game console to compete better with the new xbox 1 and playstation 4. nintendo is launching a new lower priced hand-held device. the 2d is in time for holidays. >>> speaking of minimum wage, four strippers have filed a class action lawsuit in colorado federal court. they claim their employer fantasy gentleman's club in grand junction had violated federal and state minimum wage laws. a 23-story tall delta 4 heavy rocket was launched on wednesday from california's vandenberg air force base. the classified payload is expected to be a billion-dollar spy satellite. >>> starbucks is selling a swarovski encrusted mug. >>> and a popular television commercial selling insurance was the inspiration behind this in florida for this business. they actually brought no man the camel to work. the occasion? hump day! well, we know that was yesterday, wednesday. today
KRON
Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
badly. >> coming up in sports, the as working in detroit. and the giants going head to head in colorado. highlights of both games, plus, colin kaepernick on the cover of sports illustrated. >> and a historic day as the bay bridge shuts down five days. this is the video of the last car to cross the 76-year-old bridge. crews already working tonight to transition the old roadway to the new eastern span. stay with us. kron 4 news at 11:00 continues after the break. >> new at 11:00, kron 4's stanley roberts tells us about the exodus of people leaving the bay bridge for the last time in this edition of people behaving badly. >> reporter: if you want to see people behaving badly, i suggest announcing that you are going to close a bridge for five days. oh wait, they did. pay no attention to this driver. he is from texas. that must be how they do things. that is how we do it here too. moving on. the bay bridge is closed so we will get a slightly better bridge that will last 150 years, or whichever comes first. hey dude, the bridge is the other way. there you go. some people thought it w
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 11:00am EDT
york and detroit have walked off the job and workers also in if chicago. we have one woman's struggle to get by. >> reporter: the squeeze of living paycheck to paycheck is all too real for nancy and her two kids coming home to a camped one bedroom apartment. >> we leap here. >> there is no room in her budget for more space, and staying ahead of the bills is impossible. for ten years she has worked at mcdonald's never making more than minimum wage which here in illinois is $825 an hour. >> i get last notice where i'm going get disconnected and i have to pay a portion of it so i have to come up with the money. he's living conditions are why why salgado and others have sustaining a stand for higher wages and respect on the job. the movement has asked for it to be moved up to $15. >> if these people earned $15 they could give back to the economy and they wouldn't have to depender on the government for food stamps. >> reporter: a substantially higher minimum wage may not be a win fall. at $15, they may be much more selective about who they hire. alan anderson teaches economics at the unive
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. >>> detroit's animal control officials are denying the claim that 50,000 stray dogs are roaming the streets of the abandoned city. it's the direct result of the city's economic woes as job losses in detroit grow thousands of dogs and other pets were abandoned. >> in 2012 there were 903 bites to humans in the city of detroit. there are 50 calls a day, by citizens asking for relief from the dogs, from the pit bulls that are chasing them, and endangering their children and four is the number of officers i have to cover that. >> that's not your dog? see how this dog looks? this dog is not taken care of. you can tell this dog has been out, he's got fleas all over him he's not groomed well and we pick up dogs like this off the street all the time. when you have an economic decline of a city in an urban area, there are things that are going to suffer. >> there is more coming up on al jazeera. shakespeare never heard about hip hop but hip hop knows all the the bend. coming up next here othello performed in a way the author could never have imagined. and a young man named johnny football wil
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 7:00pm EDT
detroiters making a come back? ♪ all about detroit. we are focusing on the real challenge tonight. >> the future, and who is doing to benefit. our community always has opinions and also activity is
KOFY
Aug 28, 2013 11:30pm PDT
taking flight in detroit as the [ female announcer ] when you asked us to remove high fructose corn syrup from yoplait original and light, we were like, "sure. no problem!" and you were like, "thanks, but what about thick & creamy and whips!" and we were like, "done and done! now it's out of everything yoplait makes." and you were all, "yum!" and we're like, "is it just us, or has this been a really good conversation?" and you were like, "i would talk, but my mouth is full of yogurt." yoplait. it is so good! or how to find big savings on the things you need. just make a straight line to safeway. your club card gets you deals you can't find anywhere else. load up the cooler. your favorite pepsi products are just $2.47 a 12-pack. charmin is $11.99 for 24 double rolls. and make it a giant scoop. breyers ice cream is only $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. the a's have spent the past month desperately searching for offense. they found a whole bunch tonight in detroit. great to see the maui boy back and productive. his first r.b.i since
ABC
Aug 29, 2013 1:05am PDT
believe that, and brandon moss is taking flight in detroit as the past's have spent month desperately searching for offense. they found a whole bunch tonight in detroit. great to see the maui boy back and productive. his first r.b.i since rejoining them last week. a's with a 2-0 lead in the second inning. but the flood gates really open. it is courtesey of brandon moss with four of the a's 21 hits. it tied a season high. moss' 23rd homer of the year. high, deep and aloha means goodbye. it is six r.b.i's for moss. 14-1 and brett anderson returns after missing two months with a stress fracture. he went three innings and gave up three runs. he records the final out. a's stay two and a halfback because the rangers also won. the giants and rockies, 1-1 in the 6th. rosario knocks bumgarner fromoc. rockies built a 5-1 lead. he took a no hitter into the seventh. hunter pence and he will get nothing and leak it. he will break up the no-no after six and two-thirds. that's the deepest he has taken a no hitter. the joints would rally late, but ultimately fall 5-4 in denver. fresh off a four gold
CBS
Aug 29, 2013 1:35am PDT
. just the first of many good things oakland had going tonight in detroit. tigers slugger miguel cabrera may have been impressed with oakland's hitting in the series. the a's jumped on detroit starter doug fister in the second. curt sushgszuki puts the a's up two nothing, his first start since joining the league last weekend and pitching for the first time since april 29th. brett anderson pitched the final inning allowing runs. oakland pounded out 21 hits inclouding two home runs from brandon moss. his three-run shot in the 8th puts oakland up 14 to 1. moss had a career high six rbi, and the a's win 14 to 4. >>> pablo sandoval giving hunter pence a quick sal sa dancing lesson. looking good. including buster posey to end the 6th. tied at one when the rockies played four runs, two on former giant ground rule double. colorado would hang onto win 5 to 4. >>> it is time for your wednesday night top five. mets andrew brown pops up to phillies catcher. nobody is covering third. eric young, jr., tags up and moves up for the stolen base. >>> at no. 4, atlanta center fielder b. j. up ton with the
FOX Business
Aug 29, 2013 9:20am EDT
from the same hymn sheet. i do want to talk about how new york could become detroit, this would be the first giant step toward it. stuart: if i were voting, it would be christine quinn amazing enough. at least she would keep charter schools going. charles: exactly. stuart: this guy built a company from the ground up. a real american success story. london liquidators. talking to ceo, tom sullivan. one of charles payne favorite picks. mr. sullivan is coming up. ♪ make it happen with the all-new fidelity active trader pro. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades when you start using active trader pro today. then you'll know how uncomfortable it can be. [ crickets chirping ] but did you know that the lack of saliva can also lead to tooth decay and bad breath? [ exhales deeply ] [ male announcer ] well there is biotene. specially formulated with moisturizers and lubricants, biotene can provide soothing relief and it helps keep your mouth healthy, too. [ applause ] biotene -- for people who suffer from dry mouth. folks have suffered from
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 4:00pm PDT
george romney marching with civil rights activists through detroit's gross point suburb in 1963. that's 50 years ago. the editorial information on that ap photo notes romney said he had not been asked to head the parade, but added since he was in the detroit area, he decided to come out anyway. in other words, he didn't wait for an invitation. he made sure he was there. in this 1966 reelection -- his 1966 reelection for campaign for michigan governor, romney won 30% of the black vote. one generation later in the same family, mitt romney wins 6% of the african-american vote. by the way, here is a great picture. where i grew up in. jackie robinson and nelson rockefeller. he told reporters he was a rockefeller republican. you had jackie robinson, lionel hampton, all those people, famous people, wilt chamberlin, a lot of people were republicans. today you can't find them. >> a lot of our families were. i can go back in my family, especially my family in north carolina, and there were a lot of republicans. but when the party changed, you know, blacks decide we needed to go to a plays
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 1:00pm EDT
outside of detroit. i'm richelle carey, some citizens in pakistan risk their lives pressing for reform. and you can always go to our website, aljazeera.com, for the latest. do keep it here. have a great day. ♪
ABC
Aug 29, 2013 4:30am PDT
bridge or up from the south, everyone is detroit around that sector -- 60 or 61. saratoga is 65. walnut creek is 62. american canyon is 60. 60 at petaluma. the camera in downtown san francisco shows the clouds lingering. the warmest day is tomorrow. cloud cover is extensive through 7:00 and through 11:00 the east bay and the south bay are clearing up with clouds lingering around the bay and marin county. to 1:00 o'clock or 2:00, you are cleared and we will see a few holes in the cloud cover throughout the day moving across from northbound to southbound at our beaches. today, upper 70's to low 80's and los gatos and gilroy, they are in the mid-to-upper 80's and a little bit warmer at 76 in san mateo to 80 in redwood city and 72 at millbrae and mid-to-upper 60's along the coast and pacifica and daly city at 64 and near 70 downtown and south san francisco and sausalito at 72 and the beaches in the mid-60's and valleys in the low-to-mid 80's along the east bay shore we go from 72 at berkeley and oakland is 74 and castro valley is 80 and the east bay valley we have mid-to-upper 80's and clos
ABC
Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
desperately searching for offense. they found a whole bunch tonight in detroit. great to see the maui boy back and productive. his first r.b.i since rejoining them last week. a's with a 2-0 lead in the second inning. but the flood gates really open. it is courtesey of brandon moss with four of the a's 21 hits. it tied a season high. moss' 23rd homer of the year. high, deep and aloha means goodbye. it is six r.b.i's for moss. 14-1 and brett anderson returns after missing two months with a stress fracture. he went three innings and gave up three runs. he records the final out. a's stay two and a halfback because the rangers also won. the giants and rockies, 1-1 in the 6th. rosario knocks bumgarner from the game with a single here. rockies built a 5-1 lead. he took a no hitter into the seventh. hunter pence and he will get nothing and leak it. he will break up the no-no after six and two-thirds. that's the deepest he has taken a no hitter. the joints would rally late, but ultimately fall 5-4 in denver. fresh off a four gold medals in the olympics and five more in the recent championships mis
SFGTV
Aug 29, 2013 8:30am PDT
like detroit and others, we've got the answer, that you don't have to do what you did in the past or don't fall into the traps that we have the answer here in san francisco. and that will continue to be a consensus building approach taking care of our responsibilities. with that, i'd like to give the podium for a while to this year's chair of our budget committee, of course is mark farrell. (applause) >> well, thank you to mayor lee for his great leadership during this process. you know, after months of debate in city hall, after six town halls in our different neighborhoods, after an online town hall, i think what i'm most proud of today is that we're signing a budget that is not only representative of the mayor and his team and the board of supervisors, but as we stated in the beginning, we wanted a budget that reflected the values of san francisco, of all san francisco. and i think we've achieved that today. i want to take a quick moment to thank all those involved, starting off with my colleagues on the board of supervisors, to everyone. i think we had all 11 members there the
KICU
Aug 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
money. prosecutors uncovered the zimmermans had more than $100,000 from internet donations. detroit will retain access to its casino cash. a judge ruled this week that the city can continue to hold on to its gambling tax revenue.detroit's bond insurer had attempted to gain access to the money, arguing that the taxes are considered collateral for other debts. however, a judge says the revenues are protected by u.s. law and cannot be frozen. currently the city rakes in 180 million dollars a year in taxes from its three casinos. groupon is buying a warehouse. and it's viewed as a competitive step toward amazon. the wall street journal reports groupon is building a network of warehouses to store items to sell similar to amazon.but there will be a revolviing selection of goods similar to costco or sams. groupon's core business is selling daily coupons on the internet.groupon's shares have trended higher this summers under new management. groupon is among several companies doing a ceo shuffle this year.a new study shows-- nearly 40% of the top-paid ceos in the u.s. during the last 20 year
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
starting to produce the car at its plant outside of detroit. >> it's really all about meeting demand. our plant in mexico is completely full. but demand for the all new fusion has been outstanding. it's a great knew product, and we need more. so we had a shift available here, and a flexible body shop was built to be able to build the fusion for the market, and now we can add capacity, get more sales and meet demand. >> the fusion has been a big success for ford. sales so far this year are up 13%. >>> freddie mac says the average fixed rate mortgage is down this week. last week it was at a two-year high. still mortgage rates are up more than a full percentage point since early may when a 30-year fixed average was 3.35%. still to come on al jazeera, there are no concerns in california as crews continue to battle the massive wildfire in yosemite. >>> and downpours in pennsylvania cause severe flooding. ♪ hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor forç] ♪ >>> welcome back. so a predator drone is the latest koolt helping to get a handle on the wildfir
CNBC
Aug 29, 2013 9:00am EDT
in front of detroit. >> yes, that was really good. that was really good. >> very nice work. >>> speaking of the consumer, kelly evans talked about it on the i yesterday. >> morning, yeah. >> not your father's volatility is the joking reference here but, in fact, there's quite a bit of important things happening below the surface. gdp report which showed 2.5% growth, critical. what we need to see is that kind of performance repeated in the second half of the year to support interest rates at these levels. look at what's been happening with regard to where we've seen more of the action lately. not in the stock market so much, and we can see the narrow trading ranges we've been in. the vix hasn't gone anywhere. the story is about the volatility, guys, in the bond market. there's a term for this that the fed uses and has been focused on lately. it's called term premium. the fact that we've moved on the ten year. the key interest rate which determines everything from mortgages to speaking the cost of finance across the economy, the fact that that's gone from below 1.7% to almost
PBS
Aug 29, 2013 3:00pm PDT
anniversary of the march on washington. first, edith lee payne of detroit tells the story of one of the iconic pictures taken at the event. >> one evening in october of 2008, i got a phoneical from my cousin, marcia, who lives in baltimore mo, maryland, she had been browgz a category with some friend and came across a 2009 black history calendar. on the front of this calendar were pictures of dr. king, and frederic douglas, jesse owens. and on the back of the calendar were these same people but, also, there was a picture of me. i of course immediately recalled being at the march on washington but i didn't recall a picture being taken. it also happened to be my 12th birthday. that day in washington was a very hot day. but it was a day where a lot of people from all over the country came together for a common goal, and that was to make the quality of life better for everyone. it was very special to me to be there, to be one of the people present to make a difference in what dr. king had brought to our attention. >> woodruff: that was edith lee payne of detroit. you can find her story, and
ABC
Aug 28, 2013 6:00pm PDT
lovely. >> that is true. >> a's put up double digits on detroit. ncaa lays down the law. >> for 30 minutes suspension for a highs >>> with fanfare there is also a bit of sadness about the closing of the old eastern span for some. the bay area natives or out there taking final pictures and saying goodbye today. the water front is a nice view pictures of one thing. >> taking the bridge many years. it's -- it's the last day, it's kind of sad. >> a mees of history on the brink of being replaced. >> i'm glad we're replacing it but it's just been there and a part of my life. >> videos like this one documenting their final drive brit closes forever. last chance to drive on the span also means last chance to see this view from here on treasure island. and a crowd crowd of people gathered here. >> i'm going miss that 19 30s tressel style good old american workmanship. >> back in the day it was state of the art. >> one of the largest spans in the world. >> old bridge my grandfather helped work on it i'm going miss it but you know i lived through that earthquake and it's got to go. >> a secti
CNBC
Aug 29, 2013 1:00pm EDT
news today for bankrupt detroit. ford is ramping up production at its flat rock assembly plant just north of that city. phil bowsen is in flat rock where he talked to ceo alan mulally just a little bit ago. hi, phil. >> hi, sue. we're here at the flat rock assembly line as fusions and mustangs are rolling off the line. they'll be building both those models here, adding to the fusion production here. this is a big deal for ford. previously the fusion was built exclusively at its plant in mexico. ford was running tight on supplies, so it said, you know what? let's bring fusion production back here to flat rock, which is just south of detroit, and as a result they've added 1400 jobs, the second shift here. keep in mind half of ford's u.s. plant are now running three shifts. for the ford production, this is critical because you're looking at the best-selling car ford makes and the best-selling u.s. brand car. if you take a look at the top-selling cars this year, the fusion is number 6, and that's mainly because it's constrained by supply. it's nipping at the heels of the seleca. we're l
CBS
Aug 29, 2013 5:00am PDT
detroit. sports is next. >> a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no one going through today. the construction has started. the new bay bridge will open in about five days. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, goodnight. thanks, olivia. thank you. so you can make a payment from your cell to almost anyone's phone or email. (speaking french) so you can express your gratitude... in the moment. chase quickpay. so you can. >>> groom. welcome back. hopefully you get to take an extra lon labor day holiday weekend. if not, then you have to get to work hit the roads, once again, the bay bridge is shut down for the next several days. san mateo, golden gate bridge, both flowing smoothly. alternates and the bart system are on time 39 trains good to go. we'll have more "timesaver traffic" coming up. >> thanks. >>> this video is too good not to show you every year, right? 20,000 people pelted fresh tomatoes in the annual festival in spain. knee deep in tomatoes, made sure everyone around them was covered in the red pulp, too. we should do that around here sometime. >> oh, yeah. >> 130 tons of
CBS
Aug 28, 2013 6:00pm PDT
like? i'll have that coming up. >> could the a's continue to roll over the tigers in detroit and the amazing story behind the 17-year-old who beat a former champion at the u.s. open. that's all coming up in sports. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, female narrator: through monday, get three years through monday, get three years interest-free financing and save up to $400 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get three years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic, but this special financing offer ends labor day at sleep train. money for classroom supplie that's according to this wes jefferson award winner.. a n sharon chin reports is suppg teachers with some relief. >>> a woman sharon chin reports is supplying teachers with some relief from paying for school supplies on their own. >> how about eight-car tons for physics? >> i can always use egg cartons. >> reporter: kathleen montgomery offers napa county public schoolteachers the supplies they need, the best part they're free. >> some of them it's like christmas in august. it's like being in a candy shop. >> reporter: she founded th
CBS
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
a's had no issues at the plate in detroit. sports is next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,, >>> good morning. here's a look at your "timesaver traffic." bay bridge more workers than cars today. in fact, the bay bridge has been closed since 8:00 last night. checking your alternates it is definitely starting to get backed up behind the san mateo bridge toll plaza and on the southbound 880 approach. golden gate and richmond/san rafael bridge moving at the limit. more "timesaver traffic" coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. the a's got off to a good start activating opening day starter brett anderson from the 60-day disabled list. and once the team took the feel in got even better. -- field it got even better. tigers slugger miguel cabrera may have been impressed with oakland's hitting. the a's jumped on detroit starter doug fister in the second. kurt suzuki puts the a's up 2-0 with his first rbi since joining the team last weekend. pitching for the first time since april 29, anderson tossed the final three innings allowing three earned runs striking out torii hunter to end the 7th. in the 8th
KRON
Aug 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
. >> the times for 50 5:00 a.m.. the first american-made ford fusion will roll off a detroit area assembly line today. 14-hundred new employees were hired at the flat rock plant to keep up with demand for the ford fusion. the new hires are part of ford's plan to bring jobs to the u-s that were previously located in other countries. ford says fusion is the first sedan to offer gasoline, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains and that's boosting demand. the carmakes reports sales for the fusion are up 13 percent this year. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news. the eastern span of the bay bridge is closed for ever. we will have a team coverage all morning telling you the best routes for you and your morning commute. >> the rimfire continues to burn. we will have the latest on containment. >> we are watching wall street this morning as the weekly jobless and mortgage rates will be released at 5:30 a.m.. we will talk about market futures coming up. >> the bay bridge is now shut down. commuters are looking for other ways to get around. will have the latest from the bridge and updates
KOFY
Aug 28, 2013 9:00pm PDT
detroit woman who wassas a child seen in the iconic 1963 photo reflethed on both of them. >> why was it important to be here in. >> my mother brought me. if we are going to continue to make a change, we have to be a part of that change. >> the thousands who came here battled humidity, rain, and long security lines. they stayed to honor the freedom fighters of 50 years ago. abc news, the lincoln memorial. >> we want to take you to the bay bridge toll plaza. let's try to listen again. >> from the toll booth to the metering lights, they will be branding from two to six inches. in that space between the toll booth and the metering lights, they have to put in a new drainage system. we don't want flooding. from the metering lights on to the bridge, it will be not much more than that. similarly on the eastbound deck. i think within the next couple of hours, we will see asphalt showing up. we hoped that our signal would hold strong, but unfortunately we did lose them again. work is under way right now and we can expect to see the asphalt trucks showing up this evening. we will keep you poste
KRON
Aug 28, 2013 8:00pm PDT
first games in detroit, go figure! >> reporter: bottom second bottom second four runs and five hits. rockies starter during a no-hitter through six and struck out buster posey. a double play but still a no no. giants to rallying for three runs in the eight the but the rockies win 524. >> reporter: blank the call tonight but the story is outfielder was benched in the middle of the game after the fourth ending for lack of physical play. watching him put the crowd. but after that manley did pull him out. kinney shoe maker with a better chance to win and they did win. >> reporter: taking a look at them latest issue of sports illustrated he has been on espn and of course of your 90s and-fan he looks so good at times/year is easy to forget he made just 10 career starts. >> he is a person that studies the gaining very impressed with how he goes about his job. he takes on a great responsibility as a quarterback. very much an acquisition of data want to know all of the details. some of the co-chair more oracle to come last. >> reporter: that's was going on in december. joseph blackwell in fa
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 4:00pm EDT
jobs in the plant located 20 miles south of detroit. this is the same plant that faced an uncertain future when the production hit a low. . >> we are outside of the mcdonald's here at the world famous intersection of hollywood and highland. these workers are among the more than 180. ♪ >> a tax victory for same-sex couples can now file joint federal tax returns. the ruling comes two months after the supreme court validated key provisions of the defense of marriage act. ross murray is the director of news glad, here to discuss the new federal benefit. >> this is a really significant move and step from the federal government, from the treasury department. it's one of those ways in which section three of doma is really becoming real and tangible part of lgbt lives. that's very important. >> a federal appeals court upheld prohibiting health practitioners of offering they are by for minors. counselors who support the practice or intrude on patients rights for their children. journal assist with the associated press revealed that police had been spying on several of the city mosques whic
KRON
Aug 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
in the u.s. today the first american made for fusion will rollout a detroit area assembly line today. 1400 new employees were hired at the flat rock plant to keep up with demand for the for fusion. the new hires are part of ford's that ford's plan to bring the jobs to the u.s. that were previously located in other countries. ford says fusion is the first sedan to offer gasoline, hybrid and plugging hybrid power trains and that's boosting demand. the carmakers reported sales for the fish are up 13% this year. the >>james: toyota has to import new vehicles coming into the house of 15. the next generation pre as hybrid and the company's first hydrogen fuel cell car parade to engineers says of the nucleus will get significantly better fuel economy than its current 50 mi. per gallon it will have an advanced batteries, motor and gas and in combination that is smaller, lighter and cheaper than the current version. the company will reveal more about its zero emission carl early next year. >>darya: we're keeping you up to date on the commute on this first day of the bay bridge closure.
CNN
Aug 29, 2013 2:00am PDT
bankruptcy case, detroit. big cities, municipalities in trouble, going bankrupt. closely watching those. >>> the best paid ceos, the best paid ceos are often fired or fined according to a new study saying 40% of them get the action, they end up in court or get bail-out money. they used former layman ceo receiving half a billion dollars in composition from 2001 to 2007. the chief executives of large companies received 354 times as much as the average worker in 2012. 354 times. >> i'm just doing the math. >> my goodness. >> it's a lot of money. >> incredible. how do you break it down like that. >> when you see a ceo building a 40,000 square foot house, sell the stock. they are at the end of their long trajectory and focus on other things. the more money they get, the more careful you should be. the less hungry they are. >> very important woman to keep in your lives. >>> coming up, battle lines drawn. world leaders cannot agree on what to do about syria. the government believed to have poisoned hundreds of people. what comes up next. we'll join him after the break. i asked my husband to pa
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
iterations, he did one in 1960 to '61. another in detroit. so he put them all together to deliver this incredible message that moved the nation and our world. >> that crescendo that came at the end, that build, the speech was kind of prosaic, then he started talking my country 'tis of thee from the song. and the references to the bible and shakespeare. "the new york times" today pointed out -- people are going to be studying this for years. the source material of the bible, of shakespeare, of woody guthrie, of the declaration and documents all enriching that one statement. in 17 minutes. >> i mean, that's the brilliance of it. that was the brilliance of who he as an orator was. and "i have a dream" is probably one of the most well-known speeches on the planet. >> around the world. >> around the world. unquestionably. and i think certainly today represented some of that. with all the coverage from rural networks. i've done so many things from bbc that i've ever done in my life. but because of the importance of this message. >> what's it like when you hear him say on tape again my four l
CNBC
Aug 29, 2013 3:00pm EDT
about detroit. read the headlines about rising rates. dominate the fund market. 5% of bond markets have been sold the last three months. i can get it, 5.62% on ten-year, i think that's a great trade right now. >> what are you buying right now? >> i think we have the names mixed up. >> i'm ron. that's steve. >> i'm sorry. >> that's okay. i could have sworn when i asked ron the question, he answered it. >> sorry about that, guys. right now, we're kind of focused right now on in a fixed income markets. high yield, we think floating rates is a great opportunity. on the equity sides, what we have done, and interest rates rising over the long hall as we eliminated our position and we have added some points in the market. we can see a correction 5 to 10% we have looked at on equities. for ou client and what we are doing, we are looking long-term. >> do you think as well the municipal bond market has opportunity here? >> i think we do. if tax rates are going higher, no ifs, ands or buts about that. yield are more attractive p one thing to worry about is interest rate sensitivity. when you
ABC
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
and the michigan plant near detroit will assemble the fusion today including the hybrid version. 1,400 new workers are on the job. the automaker says they are increasing production to keep up with demand. fusion sales are up 13 percent this year. until now the car was made exclusively in mexico but that plant is producing am full capacity. >> the bay bridge is shut down for the next five days. ahead at 6:30, continuing coverage of the closure and the last car to cross the old eastern span for the very last time we found out who was behind the wheel. >> i am leyla gulen in the traffic center, here is a look at that toll plaza and it is empty but for the construction crews that are making their way around the toll plaza to shut things down for good. we are looking at heavy traffic on our alternate briggs including the golden gate bridge and san mateo bridge and the richmond-san rafael bridge and i will tell you where the hotspots are and how to get around it using our waze app. >> the marine layer clouds are more widespread so watch out for changes in the visibility and i have a c
FOX Business
Aug 29, 2013 7:00pm EDT
mcdonald's in detroit, protests took place in 1 14 many cities -- in many cities demanding pays to $15 an hour. my next guest said that conflict in syria creates a unfriendly environment for the markets despite some up lifting economic news today, welcome steven whiting. syria, a new worry that many investors are not app days pay theeing, how does it affect the market. >> it added to a range of concern, tapering issue by fed goes on and on. the general troubel that has been in emerging markets, trouble to get savings flows they had in past decade, a lot of turmoil in the currency markets. lori: why is that important? many are hitting multiyear lows right now? >> this is a big trend change, in last decade dollar fell in 8 out of 10 years through 2011, and domestic investors tried to move their money overseas are international investors tried to leave dollar-based assets but the dollar got cheap, a lot of things like pick up in crude oil supplies from united states, making effect of syria and other disruptions in the middle east minimal, which is attracting flows to the u.s. dollar again
ABC
Aug 29, 2013 1:40am PDT
thousands in washington was edith lee payne who was there 50 years ago as well. the detroit woman who was as a child seen in this iconic 1963 photo reflected on both events. >> why was it important to be here? >> because my mother brought me. and if we're going to continue to make change and make this world better, we have to be a part of that change. >> reporter: the thousands that showed up battled rain, humidity and long security lines, but they stayed to honor the freedom marchers of 50 years ago. john and diana? >> tahman, thank you. >> tough to navigate. president obama opening his mouth and getting some people annoyed. other people saying great. he really had to please a lot of people with the speech. a tough one. >> yeah, some say he went too political. other people said he didn't go political enough. such a great platform for him to become more political. one of the things he said that i thought was interesting, he said america still has unfinished business and has to do with the doors of opportunity not just being cracked open for a few but being completely open for everyone, bl
CNN
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
detroit. >> out with the old, in with the ford. >>> you're live in the cnn "newsroom." >>> and we're happy for detroit. we'll talk about that in a minute. good morning, i'm carol costello. we begin in syria, washington and its allies are facing growing concerns at home and abroad. so, today, the focus shifts to building a consensus. here's the latest. president obama is reportedly bending to the demands of lawmakers and will consult with congress. senator john cornyn will hold a conference call today to brief them. we'll hear from the president in just a minute. >>> in the meantime, britain deployed a half dozen warplanes to cypress just off syria's coast and russia moves ships into the mediterranean. the region goes on alert and the uk goes on record sharing intel on last week's chemical weapons attacks. >>> u.n. inspections team try to gather new evidence. u.s. intelligence sources as saying the case against the assad regime is no slam dunk. those inspectors, we learned, will leave syria by saturday. >>> president obama says he has not yet made a final decision on using military ac
CNN
Aug 29, 2013 10:00am PDT
plant in flat rock just outside of detroit. this is a big deal for ford, the auto maker hired 1,400 more workers to build the fusion. the company just couldn't keep up with the demand for the mid-sized sedan. until now ford built fusions only in mexico. well, now ford completely transformed the flat rock plant to make fusions and mustangs on the same assembly line. >>> fast food workers are on strike today pushing to be made more, about $15 an hour. most make about $9 an hour and they want the right to union eyes without retaliation. alison kosik has the story. >> my name is shenita simon and i work at kfc in brooklyn and i make $8 an hour. >> i i make $9 an hour. >> tale of two people and one story. they're just two of the 3 million workers living on a fast food wage. >> pay my light bill, should i pay gas? i never could pay it all at once. >> pamela loves her job. >> fries, fries, fries. >> says she has to prioritize. >> right now the gas is off. i have had lights to be cut off, too, but it is kind of hard to live without lights. >> how do you make ends meet? say you go to the gro
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 2:00pm EDT
in new york, chicago and detroit have walked off the job
NBC
Aug 29, 2013 12:35am PDT
other ] >> jimmy: a great -- >> we're so happy, we're here from detroit, i'm just so happy because i love walt disney. oh, yeah. >> jimmy: if you were sitting next to a crazy black lady on the space mountain ride, talking about massage beads in cabs, oh my god. that was tyra banks, by the way, you were sitting next to. i love that you do this stuff. i'm so excited about the new season. "america's next top model," i watch every -- well, you do it like twice a season. >> now we do it once a year. >> jimmy: it's down to the special once a year. is this the 20th cycle? >> 20th cycle. >> jimmy: good for you. >> but ten years, but 20th cycle now crazy. >> jimmy: that's wild. and this year -- >> boys, jimmy. >> jimmy: yeah, male models. >> halguys, half girls, not transgender. [ laughter ] everybody says that -- >> jimmy: clear that up. >> eight boys, eight girls. >> jimmy: yes. >> yes. >> jimmy: but there's got to be a lot of drama. >> there is so much drama. the boys are tripping. so, i thought the boys were going to be, "oh, dude, tyra, send me home, i don't care, i'm going to surf when
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
detroit region needs it. it's good news for those guys. >>> let's talk starbucks. >> okay. on this one i believe is for your executive producer, a little shoutout there. >> she does like this drink. >> pumpkin spice lat latte. what are we talking about? starting today and in honor of the tenth anniversary of the pumpkin spice latte, starbucks is giving consumers the opportunities to get your hands on one before the official launch begins. you have to know the secret code. what is it? "psl10. you go in, ten that to your into risa, and then you can performed a pumpkin spice latte before the launch, which is going to be after labor day. >>> our she tried it this morning. >>> hollywood is celebrating a great season. box office is up 10% over last summer, and on track to beat the summer record of $4.4 billion. here are the summer's top five films. "fast and furious 6" "monsters university" is fourth. third the superman reboot "man of steel." "despicable me 2" 351 million. the number one movie of the summer is "iron man 3" bringing in $408 million. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] a
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